Tag: performance


HSI® wins contract to support research about how human factors shape military operations

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Nov 2019

HSI® wins contract to support research about how human factors shape military operations

Guelph, Ontario, Canada, October 2019 – HSI® has been awarded a five-year contract with Defence Research and Development Canada’s Toronto Research Centre (DRDC TRC) for support in Information Operations, Intelligence and Cyber research. The human aspect of military operations is shaped by many things. Culture, comprehension, and motivation all affect...

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HSI® wins Innovation Solutions Canada contract for Firefighter R&D

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Nov 2019

HSI® wins Innovation Solutions Canada contract for Firefighter R&D

Guelph, Ontario, Canada, November 2019 — For improved firefighter situational awareness, HSI® has been awarded an Innovative Solutions Canada Phase 1 (Proof of Concept) contract of $200,000 in response to an innovation challenge developed and funded by the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) administered by Defence Research and Development...

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Jan 2019

HSI receives two IDEaS Awards

HumanSystems® receives two IDEaS awards to develop better body armour for defence and security. R&D on lightweight ballistic protection aims to keep soldiers safe without sacrificing comfort and performance for people in uniform. Guelph, Ontario, Canada, December 2018 — HumanSystems® Incorporated (HSI®) has received two funding awards totalling approximately $400,000 through...

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Measuring Training Effectiveness

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Aug 2017

Measuring Training Effectiveness

Training is an essential part of everyday life. From the day we are born, to our first day of school, first job, and current job, we have received training at every step. In today’s fast-paced environment companies have recognized the need to keep their employees trained. That is why in...

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Skills Fading or Skills Maintenance?

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May 2017

Skills Fading or Skills Maintenance?

How HSI® helped Pacific Gas and Electric develop a strategy to maintain workers’ skills. The Need: Across North America, organisations of all kinds invest billions in skills training.  Depending on the frequency of use and other causes, inevitably – and predictably – these skills fade.  So yet more is spent...

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Modeling and Simulation Research Can Ease Your Pain

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Sep 2016

Modeling and Simulation Research Can Ease Your Pain

Neck pain is a serious concern within the pilot and flight engineer community. HSI® has taken part in research focused specifically on characterizing the typical neck loads experienced by CH-146 Griffon aircrew within the Royal Canadian Air Force – identifying and prioritizing potential mitigating strategies, and evaluating the benefits of...

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People scattered around a room, climbing ladders, looking out windows, zero gravity (people handing off ceiling as well as standing on floor)

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May 2016

What Do My Colleagues Do All Day?

Do you ever sit at work and wonder, “What do my colleagues do all day?” Yesterday, HSI had its 2016 Project Briefing Day. We do this once a year to get updated on what neat and innovative research projects our consultants worked on over the past year. Not only does...

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Motion Capture for Effective Digital Human Models

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Nov 2015

Motion Capture for Effective Digital Human Models

Motion capture technology has come a long way over the years with improvements in accuracy, capture frequency, accessibility, and affordability. Accompanying these improvements has been a growth in applications, including use of motion capture as a supplement to digital human models. Motion capture technology by definition is any device that...

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Happy 1st Birthday to Our Website!

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Oct 2015

Happy 1st Birthday to Our Website!

This week our re-designed website turns 1 year old. We’ve gone through a lot over the past year with this website…here are some of the things we’ve learned along the way: One size does not fit all – What looked great on a laptop didn’t always look so fabulous on...

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